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TicPods 2 Pro Review: Tics All The Boxes

Ever since phone makers started ditching headphone jacks wireless earbuds have become an important part of our daily lives. Apple's AirPods undoubtedly kicked this market into overdrive as companies realized the massive interest for these products. We've seen many technology brands release AirPods competitors to varying degrees of success. Mobvoi released one of the best...

Mobvoi announces the TicPods 2 and 2 Pro wireless earbuds with voice/gesture controls and noise cancellation

Ever since smartphones started ditching the headphone jack, competition in the wireless earbuds space has picked up. Apple's AirPods have become incredibly popular, which has led many companies to offer similar products. Mobvoi, the makers of the TicWatch Pro, released their own version, the TicPods, back in 2018. Today, the company is announcing the TicPods...

Qualcomm announces the aptX Voice Bluetooth audio codec for improved voice call quality

At CES‌ 2020, Qualcomm announced a new Bluetooth audio codec aimed at improving voice call quality. Aptly named aptX Voice, the new codec is part of the aptX Adaptive audio family. While mobile carriers have made great strides improving the voice call quality on their networks in recent years, users have not able to enjoy...

AptX Adaptive is Qualcomm’s new Bluetooth audio codec which compresses audio at a variable bitrate

Almost all of the manufacturers have been rushing to remove the 3.5mm headphone jack from their devices since 2016. While some of us may agree that wireless is really the future of technology, it still has a big flaw: quality isn't as good and as consistent a wired connection. Users of wireless headphones often encounter...

Enable Support For aptX and aptX HD on OnePlus 3/3T Running Open Beta Android Oreo

OnePlus surprised us all by dropping the Open Beta of Android Oreo for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T last week. And while so far we haven't seen any major bugs or stability issues in the early software, some users on our forums have discovered that support for aptX and aptX HD codecs enabling high-quality...

Google Won’t Add Support for aptX on the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P

With Android O, Google added support for more Bluetooth audio codecs such as Sony's LDAC as well as Qualcomm's aptX and aptX HD to enable high-quality bluetooth audio streaming on supported devices. If you're on an Android O Developer Preview, you can find an option to choose between various Bluetooth audio codecs under Developer Options. However,...